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New LePage administration rule bans lottery winners from food stamp rolls

A new LePage administration rule bans people who win more than $5,000 in lottery and gambling prizes from receiving food stamps.

Does the spirit of a late priest still dwell in his Brewer church?

Whispers of this haunting began after Thomas Moriarty’s death and continue to intrigue the church’s parishioners and local residents to this day.
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Portland artist Asher Woodworth, 30, poses in his downtown studio on Tuesday, Oct. 25 with evergreen boughs — similar to the ones he wore while standing in traffic in a busy city intersection the day before. Portland police arrested him for blocking traffic. He says he was doing it in the name of art.

Interview: Portland tree guy Asher Woodworth explains his ‘magical’ intentions

“I was arrested just because I was slowing down the pace of business as usual. Is it illegal to be slow?”

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Washington County Jail inmate dies

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The state medical examiner’s office is expected to determine the cause of Roy’s death.

The Ghostly Prophetess of Jonesboro

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